Event of the Week: Old Fashioned Showdown
It'll be all bourbon, bison, and bivalves on Sunday at Bourbon Steak, from 12-3p -- eat, drink, and cheer on six DC bartenders as they compete to create the best Old Fashioned in town. Don't be old-fashioned and try to buy them at the event, because... you can't
Freebie of The Week
Piola's got the newest happy hour in town, where, from 5-8p, they do $3 Peroni's, $4 house wine, $5 special cocktails, and complimentary (READ: FREE) finger foods. Basically it's dinner if you stick around long enough
Thursday, August 22nd
Hate walking to Union Market for lunch? Well, they're sorry, okay? But in an effort to help you out, there's now a free shuttle that runs every 20mins, Wednesday to Friday from 11a-2p. Check out where it stops, and follow Union Market for its giveaways
Society Fair's American Backyard BBQ Bag For Two features pure Labor Day flavors like house-smoked pork ribs, kielbasa, molasses red BBQ sauce, Summer slaw, honey corn bread, "Gooey Butter Cake", and wine. That sweet hammock nap you'll be taking is all on you, though. Order it now to pick up next week
Now with 9 different styles in 20+ colors, Waveborn is shredding up the sunglasses market with newness like the Bayside, Dockweiler, Marina, and Beacon. Check out the online store and grab some new shades at a discount using THRILLIST10
Saturday, August 24th
The DC Homebrewers and Sam Adams BBQ may have some sweet homebrewing presentations & demonstrations from local breweries, but that $15 dollars also nabs you a heaping plate of BBQ, two sides, a Sam Adams beer, and an additional beer ticket for one of several craft beers. Sounds like a sweet deal to us. You can't eat and drink unless you grab a ticket
Pocket your insulin pen, throw on the propeller cap, and head to BYT's Cookies and Cream partay: you'll sample cookies and creams from 16 different DC spots at Penn Social. Y'alls, their donut fest sold out last time, so gobble this up now!
Huxley's doing their crazy brunch again this weekend. It's seriously crazy. Just watch that video. Then get your brunch pass right here
What to Eat This Week:
Only for the month of August, the line-caught special at Hamilton is their grilled Atlantic swordfish doused in chimichurri. Swordfish for your belly!